My Passport Studio 500GB

by Western Digital

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My Passport Studio 500GB

by Western Digital

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Price Best Price: $179.00
Best Price: $90.00
Pros
  • Inexpensive
  • Compact
  • Bus powered
  • Helpful status display
  • Lightweight
  • Inexpensive
  • Bus powered
Cons
  • USB-only
  • Mixed speed results
  • Turbo feature not as fast as advertised
  • No eSATA option available
At A Glance

Specs

Pricing

Part Number WDBALG5000ABKNESN WDBAAB5000ACHNESN WDBAAE6400ASL WDMT5000TN

Storage

Drive size   500.0  GB 640.0  GB  
Hard Drive Speed   5400.0  RPM 5400.0  RPM  
Drive type   External External  

Ports and Connections

Available Interfaces   USB 2.0 FireWire 800|USB 2.0  
USB 2.0   Yes Yes  
Firewire     FireWire 800  

General Features

Bus Powered   1.0 1.0  
File System(s) Supported   FAT32|HFS+ EXT3|FAT16|FAT32|HFS|HFS+|NTFS  
Form Factor     2.5-inch  

Warranty

Warranty information     3 Years  
Warranty information     3 Years  

Performance

Macworld Lab

USB - copy 1GB to External Drive

(CLOB) seconds

    49.0  
USB - duplicate 1GB file on external drive

(CLOB) seconds

    81.0  
USB - Low memory Photoshop test

(CLOB) seconds

    249.0  
FireWire 400 - copy 1GB to External Drive

(CLOB) seconds

    36.0  
FireWire 400 - duplicate 1GB file on external drive

(CLOB) seconds

    58.0  
FireWire 400 - Low memory Photoshop test

(CLOB) seconds

    225.0  
FireWire 800 - copy 1GB to External Drive

(CLOB) seconds

    31.0  
FireWire 800 - duplicate 1GB file on external drive

(CLOB) seconds

    39.0  
FireWire 800 - Low memory Photoshop test

(CLOB) seconds

    193.0